Kuniyoshi: Prayer for Rain at Ryozen-ga-saki, Kamakura, 1271
Artist: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Title: Prayer for Rain at Ryozen-ga-saki, Kamakura, 1271
Series: Concise Illustrated Biography of Monk Nichiren Koso go-ichidai ryakuzu
Date: ca 1831
The monk Nichiren prays for rain and is immediately rewarded with a downpour. This event takes place at the Ryôzengasaki in Kamakura in 1271. Considered the second-greatest design in this famous series, there is drama in the rain and drama in the waves and drama in Nichiren’s acolytes as they witness this miracle.
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Publisher: Iseya Rihei
Literature: See “Heroes & Ghosts”, plate 206, page 187.
Signature: Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga